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Al-Battani contributions in astronomy and mathematics

Abdullatif, Mohammad Salah Aldin and Daoud, Jamal Ibrahim (2011) Al-Battani contributions in astronomy and mathematics. In: Contributions of Early Muslim Scientists to Engineering Sciences and related studies. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 45-48. ISBN 978-967-418-157-4

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This chapter is talking about one of the famous and greatest Islamic astronomers and mathematicians around the world; AI-Battani has great and significant contributions in astronomy and mathematics. In astronomy, he has astronomical observations for more than forty years. In addition, he did some corrections upon Ptolemy's results and made some new tables of the Sun and the Moon. Moreover, he determined the length of solar year. In mathematics, he innovated new relationships in trigonometric, and created a table of cotangents, and made some formulas in spherical trigonometry

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5017/21133
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-Battani, astronomy, mathematics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QB Astronomy
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc.Prof.Dr Jamal Daoud
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2012 13:26
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2012 13:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21133

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